Reform and Renewal

Title

Reform and Renewal

Files

ISBN

0843406216

Publication Date

1977

Publisher

Consortium

City

Wilmington NC

Disciplines

History

Comments

Table of Contents

Chapter One: After the Dark Ages, 3.

  • The Rise of the Barbarian Kingdoms.
  • Charlemagne: The New Constantine.
  • Monasticism & the Preservation of the Past.
  • St. Anselm.

Chapter Two: The Age of Faith, 15.

  • The Crusades.
  • The Crisis of Medieval Thought.
  • The Towns & the Friars.
  • Heretics & Inquisitors.

Chapter Three: Decay in the Church, 39.

  • The Black Death.
  • Political Changes.
  • The Failure of Conciliarism.
  • The Medieval Bible.
  • At the Grass Roots.

Chapter Four: Reformers, 63.

  • The Humanists.
  • Martin Luther.
  • Ulrich Zwingli.
  • John Calvin.

Chapter Five: Protesters on the Continent, 91.

  • Germany.
  • France.
  • The Low Countries

Chapter Six: Reform in Britain, 110.

  • Henry VIII.
  • Edward VI & Mary I.
  • Elizabeth I.
  • Scotland.
  • The Mood of the Times.

Chapter Seven: The Catholic Reformation, 137.

  • The Reformers of Italy.
  • The Council of Trent.
  • The New Orders.
  • Mysticism.

Chapter Eight: Wider Horizons, 157.

  • Reformation in Eastern Europe.
  • The Thirty Years War.
  • Christianity the World Over.

Suggested Readings, 176.